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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Mobile Device Evening - 3rd December

Monday December 3rd             7.30pm             Whangaparaoa Golf Club

Gulf Harbour School will be hosting an evening based around our intentions to encourage students to own and bring mobile devices to school.  This evening is for all year levels 1 - 8.

The evening will consist of the following:
·       Where we are as a school.
·       Why we are recommending Apple products.
·       Presentation from leading Educationalist Stuart Hale
·       Questions and Answers
·       Presentation and options from Noel Leeming group

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Mr Petrie on Newstalk ZB Thursday 7:15am

Listen to Mike Hoskings on NewsTalk ZB's Breakfast Show Thursday (tomorrow) morning at 7:15am.  He will be interviewing Mr Petrie about the exciting events of the day.

Students Safe- Heading Off For Swim at the Pools

Update: 5:00pm From Deputy Principal Jane Cochrane

We have just spoken to Mr Petrie. Everyone is safe and rather excited.
Students are heading off to the pools for a swim.

Breaking News - All Safe - Tongariro

With the recent breaking news of Mount Tongariro errupting we would like to strongly inform all parents of students attending our Year 8 camp that they are all safe and currently walking out of the track.

Update from Doc

Our group is currently an hour and half away from the bus waiting at the bottom of the mountain. They are with a Department of Conservation Guide, everyone is safe.  Doc have advised at this stage, that there is no problem with where our group is staying, activity was on the other side of the mountain. There were no rocks, or falling debris or injuries.

We will keep you updated as we hear further information.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Bright Sparks Musical Learning, A Music and Dance Therapy Programme

Bright Sparks Musical Learning assists young children with special needs to achieve their developmental milestones and supports their general sense of wellbeing.
Each and every session is child-focused and catered to a child's level of understanding, interest and ability. We connect, share and learn thru various musical opportunities and dance movements. All music instruments and other resources are provided by the facilitator. Each session builds on from prior knowledge and acknowledges the role of the caregiver in helping the child reach their potential.

Ages: 0 to 6

Sessions are offered in a client's home.

Please call Hendrina Hancock on 09 428 0179 or 0211 553 541 for more information.

Years 7 & 8 Camp Facebook page

We have set up a Facebook page for Year 7 & 8 camps. It will be updated daily for families of students who are away at Tongariro & Kauaeranga Valley. Go to: http://www.facebook.com/ghsschoolcamps

Orewa Lions Club Raffle - proceeds to Gulf Harbour School

Orewa Lions Club Xmas Raffle

Tickets - $2.00 each / Book of 6 $10.00
Available from the school office
1st Prize - Fuera Wood Fired Oven
2nd Prize - Heletranz Scenic Flight for 2
3rd Prize - Grocery Hamper
4th Prize - Morris & James Platter
5th Prize - Chocolate & Sweets Hamper

Drawn 17th December
Results published in Rodney Times 20th December
Proceeds will be donated to Gulf Harbour School

School Hats Compulsory

A reminder that school hats need to be worn every day in terms 1 & 4.  Your child will need to stay in the covered areas should they not bring a hat to school.  Please make sure your child is wearing our navy school hats with the school logo on.